townie

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noun town·ie \ˈtau̇-nē\
variants: or

towny

Definition of townie

plural

townies

  1. :  townsman; especially :  a permanent inhabitant of a town as distinguished from a member of another group (such as the academic community)

Examples of townie in a Sentence

  1. fights between townies and college kids

  2. the townies are dismayed that all the venerable manses around the village green are being bought as vacation homes by rich interlopers

1852

First Known Use of townie

1852


TOWNIE Defined for English Language Learners

townie

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noun

Definition of townie for English Language Learners

  • : a person who lives in a town or city

  • : a person who lives in a town that has a college or university but does not work at or attend the school



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